Due to the baserip name being already taken the new name for this package
All future releases will taje place under the new name.
Baserip is a tool for copying a single video title from a DVD whilst
transcoding it. The purpose of this is to make the video available
to devices you may have which do not have a DVD player.
Baserip is designed to work with a clean DVD source like the ones you get
on bought DVD disks.
Baserip was created because Acidrip is no longer being maintained
and I found myself needing a DVD ripper, if you're interested a little more
please see :ref:`motivation`.
The design of Baserip was heavily influenced by Acidrip but has now
Baserip is, in fact, a simple front-end to avlib/avconv which is
itself a front-end to some video encoding and decoding libraries. Everything
that Baserip does can be achieved from the command line, Baserip just
simplifies the process.
Unpack the tarball and go into the top level directory. As root
python3 setup.py install
The installation directory is usually:
Here you will find Baserip. Within Baserip you will find a "share"
directory. In this there is a .desktop file and an icon. You can use
these to manually add an entry to your desktop menu system.
In order to run Baserip you will need the following:
TODO: Brief introduction on what you do with files - including link to relevant help section.